CBLM Championships & VADA Fall Show

CBLM Championships & VADA Fall Show

Hilltop News CBLM Championships & VADA Fall Show Return to All Hilltop News >>> This weekend Michael Bragdell headed down to the CBLM Championships & VADA Fall Show in Lexington, VA.  Balissa HTF (Bugatti-Contucci) tied for 1st in her Third Level Test 1 on Friday with a 66.184% and improved her score in Saturday’s Third Level Championship with a 67%.  Brenda Mendenhall’s Rendezvous HTF (Regazzoni-Donnerhall), bred by Hilltop Farm, had his first show outing in a number of years and quickly settled back into show mode finishing 4th in Fourth Level Test 2 with a 68% and earning 3rd in the Prix St. Georges with a 62.5%.  His last outing was at Second Level, so this was quite the jump up and its another horse Michael’s taken from starting into the FEI!  Qredit Hilltop (Quaterback-Dream of Glory) used his first outing at Fourth Level on Friday as a good warm-up earning a 64.5% and then really pulled out a top test in Saturday’s Third Level Championships winning with a 72.8%. He’s now finished his year undefeated at Third Level. Stallion News Hilltop Archives Nov, 2003 Cor Noir May 17, 1987 – November 3, 2003 With great sadness, we must announce that our beautiful Holsteiner stallion Cor Noir was put down November 3, 2003 for humane reasons. Cor Noir gave tremendous quality to our Hilltop Farm breeding program, producing our top broodmares and the foundation for so much of our success today. Click to View Article Dec, 2010 Royal Prince & Riverman Win USEF Sire of Year Awards It’s official – the USEF Sire Rankings have been tabulated for the...

Valeda (Riverman-Galoubet A)

Riverman News Valeda (Riverman-Galoubet A) View All Riverman News >>> Great update and photo from Amanda Chrise and Valeda (Riverman-Galoubet A), “Our 2014 show season came to a close with our first reserve champion in the Large Junior Hunters, qualifying us for the 2015 Junior Hunter Finals! We also won our first equitation class together. Although we did not qualify for any indoors this fall, it is our goal to do so next year.” Riverman News Riverman & Don Principe Lead USEF Sire Rankings: The US Equestrian Leading Sire Rankings closed in mid-December and we have many exciting results to share! For the second time Marydell Farm's Don Principe was named the Dressage Breeding Sire of the Year and for the fourth time Riverman was named Eventing Sire of the Year! >>> Under The Radar (Riverman-Bar S Tex): Congratulations to Holly Becker! Holly’s homebred mare Under The Radar (Riverman x Leprechaun’s Molly Brown/Bar S Tex), aka “Rapid,” won the Novice Level Championship at the Area XI Eventing Championships. The 6-year old mare was ridden to the first place finish by Sarah Berkowitz. Way to go Rapid! >>> Cascade (Riverman-Argus): We just received super news from breeder Irena Coz Lucas. Cascade (Riverman x Hobby/Argus) received a 74 on her Mare Performance Test and is upgrading to the Premium Mare Book for ISR/Oldenburg. Cascade’s MPT results earned Cascade her first star in the ISR/Oldenburg Star Awards program. >>> View All Riverman News Hilltop Farm,...

Chasing Wonder (Contucci-Diwan)

Contucci News Chasing Wonder (Contucci-Diwan) View All Contucci News >>> Chasing Wonder and rider Wanja Gerlach are capping off their 2014 show season with some very impressive results.  At the NEDA Fall Festival, “Chase” debuted in his first Intermediaire I CDI, with an impressive 6th place finish out of a very competitive group of 22 horses.  The following week, they headed to North Carolina for the Region I USDF/GAIG Championships.  Chase put in another great performance to finish Reserve Champion in the USDF/GAIG Intermediaire I Championships qualifying for USDF Nationals the beginning of November.  Congratulations to Wanja, owner Tricia Sansevero, and breeders Kenneth and Natalie Ortberg! Contucci News Cascata KC (Contucci-Riverman): Cascata KC (Contucci x Cascade/Riverman) was entered into the Premium Mare Book with ISR/Oldenburg and received a 73 on her MPT, thereby receiving her first star in the ISR/Oldenburg Star Awards program. Congratulations to owner/breeder Irena Koz Lucas! >>> Cadre Noir (Contucci-Uncle Abbie xx): Congratulations to owner/breeder Kelly McDaniel on the inspection results of her Contucci colt! Cadre Noir (Contucci x Closet Rumors/Uncle Abbie xx) was named the Top Dressage Colt of the Bona B Ranch AHS inspection earlier this month. >>> Capone (Contucci-Banter): It’s always great to see a new partnership start off their show career so successfully! Danielle Chambers and the Oldenburg Farm’s bred Contucci gelding Capone (Contucci x Beguiled/Banter) did just that. >>> View All Contucci News Hilltop Farm,...

Doctor Wendell Offspring At Border Line Dressage

Doctor Wendell News Doctor Wendell Offspring At Border Line Dressage View All Doctor Wendell News >>> Marydell Farm’s two Doctor Wendell offspring were very successful at the Border Line Dressage Breed Show.  The 2014 filly, Danae MF (Doctor Wendell x Rising Star), won the 2014 Fillies class with an 81.7%.  Danae went on to finish Reserve Champion in the Current Year Foal Championship.  Debonair MF, the yearling colt also out of the elite mare Rising Star MF (Rotspon-Romiro Son II), was a highlight.  He won the Yearling Colts & Geldings class with an 85.3% and went on to win the Colts & Geldings Championship and Young Horse Championship. He finished the day be finishing Reserve Champion in the Grand Championship.  Good boy Debonair! Doctor Wendell News Ducatti (Doctor Wendell-Wolkentanz): Congratulations to breeder Jenny Trainor of Montana on the success of her Doctor Wendell colt at the Salt Lake ISR/Oldenburg inspection! An unfortunately timed growth spurt left Ducatti (Doctor Wendell x Whippoorwill/Wolkentanz) a little but high at the inspection which didn’t allow him to show his best gates. >>> Diplomat OBX and Dare To Dream OBX: Congratulations to breeder Don and Dee Kapper of Outer Banks Farm on the success of their Hilltop Sired offspring at the Spruce Glen Farm Hanoverian Inspection! >>> Dunmovin Dressage: Well the rain may have gotten us totally soaked, but it was still a great show at Dunmovin. Jess Fay took two horses out for their first dressage shows with super results. >>> View All Doctor Wendell News Hilltop Farm,...

Nymeria ASH (Negro-Weltbekkant)

Negro News Nymeria ASH (Negro-Weltbekkant) View All Negro News >>> Samantha Kidd’s 2014 Negro filly, Nymeria was very successful at the Border Line Dressage Breed Show.  The filly took home a 2nd place ribbon for the Current Year Fillies class with a score of 79.4.  She finished 3rd in the Current Year Foal Championship.  Congratulations Samantha! Negro News Montenegro (Negro- Wolkentanz II): Congratulations to breeder Dogwood Sporthorses on Montenegro’s (Negro x Wochenshow/ Wolkentanz II) inspection results! Montenegro was presented for Westfalen registration and was named a Premium Foal, Site Champion Foal, and a Stallion Prospect. >>> Negro Foal Announcements: 07-06-2017: Congratulations Lynne Foster of Stonegate Equestrian Center in Hazlehurst, WI on the birth of your new Negro filly! Arriving on July 1st to her Oldenburg mare Rehlein, Lynne says her sweet new arrival is so very cute. >>> Negro Awarded KWPN Stallion of the Year: The 22-year old stallion Negro continues to add to his impressive resume. Already a keur stallion with the KWPN, he was just named the KWPN Stallion of the Year at ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands on February 4th. >>> View All Negro News Hilltop Farm,...